Betty Gigisi reflects on her time working with women and reconciliation groups in the Solomon Islands after the civil war. She says women have a crucial place in traditional Pacific society and can play an important role in the search for peace.
Kalio Tavola wonders if there is any new thinking behind the Commonwealth’s economic approach to the developing world or whether it is better for the Pacific to focus on south-south relationships.
Australian family members of PiPP staff and friends of ex-pats living and working across Vanuatu have initiated the GoFundMe campaign to raise money to help those affected by the disaster. You can donate, too.
As Fiji threatens not to attend the upcoming Pacific Islands Forum meeting in PNG and Australia postpones a planned summit of leaders, Kalafi Moala probes the regionalism debate.
In his latest op-ed piece, President of the Republic of Palau, Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. writes that environmental health, food security and economic prosperity are the very essence of sustainable development to establish a foundation for the future we want.
Kaliopate Tavola examines some of the self-evident advice from this major multilateral donor on innovative approaches to tackling the many complex and unique sustainable development challenges facing the Pacific’s small island states.